Design archive for 2011-09-11

In Progress: One World Trade Center / SOM

(8 years ago)
a Architecture photographer Paul Clemence shared with us a recent photo set of the current status of the One World Trade Center building by SOM. I was downtown today, checking  out the commotion by Ground Zero and snapped these…

Keyhole House / EASTERN Design Office

(8 years ago)
Architects: EASTERN Design Office Location: Kyoto, Japan Project Area: 103.47 sqm Photographs: Koichi TorimuraThe house stands along a narrow street in a crowded town, is designed as a key itself on the façade of this house. This project…

Unboxing the Mutewatch at A+R

(8 years ago)
The Mutewatch is here! Well the first batch coming in to the US landed at A+R, and during Fashion’s Night Out, Andy had me over to do the honors of unboxing with him! I’m sure you’ve seen the video by now of this magical swedish watch that is MUTE ~ visually and audibly. A flick of the wrist or the slightest caress and it will show you the time. Swipe with the finger to start changing modes. Pinch to delete an alarm… an alarm which is ALSO mute ~ and will vibrate to wake you… Beautiful packaging, it will definitely make for a fun and unexpected gift! Take a peek at the details on the next page ~ and the video to catch you up on how it all works too!TO PAGE 2 of "Unboxing the Mutewatch at A+R"! -----> (Want more visual goodness? See NOTCOT.com + NOTCOT.org)

New York City’s First Ever Urban Design Week

(8 years ago)
The Institute for Urban Design (IfUD) has organized New York City’s very first Urban Design Week. In mid September, IfUD will engage the city with a series of public events. Through lectures, tours, and a competition, IfUD hopes to…

Dezeen archive: Corten steel

(8 years ago)
Dezeen archive: this week we featured a winery in the south of France and a see-through church in Belgium that are both made of Corten, so here’s a roundup of all our stories featuring weathered steel. See all the stories »See all our archive stories »

Volume # 28: Internet of Things

(8 years ago)
This issue of Volume explores architects’ roles in the age of the internet. For us at ArchDaily, this is a topic we find very interesting. We ask all the architects we interview how the internet has changed their practice;…

MILKwall on Fab!

(8 years ago)
Starting today, the MILKwall by Design Milk for LOFTwall is on sale on Fab. There are also some other LOFTwalls available at a special discount, so make sure to check out the sale. Share This: Twitter | Facebook | Discover more great design by following Design Milk on Twitter and Facebook. © 2011 Design Milk [...]

Diet Coke Limited Edition

(8 years ago)
  Designed by Turner Duckworth | Country: United States “The latest evolution in Diet Coke’s iconic “Stay Extraordinary” campaign features a modern new look for fall on the Diet Coke aluminum can and a series of new ads on television and out-of-home. The ads connect with consumers using the witty and smart tone that marks [...]

Paolo Soleri’s Bridge Design Collection: Connecting Metaphor

(8 years ago)
“Of all things that are man-made, bridges are, with dams, the most “structural,” single-minded, and imposing. As connectors at a breaking point, they have a heroic force that is aided by a challenging structuralism. As a strand of continuity…

Union Folding Cycle Concept

(8 years ago)
Intéressant concept imaginé par les designers Weiche Wu et Minhan Lin, une mention toute particulière pour le « cccc », un prototype de vélo pliable doté de minuscules roues qui, une fois totalement replié, ne prendra pas plus de place qu’un sac

Long Haul, Short Break

(8 years ago)
Sponsored PostThe Association of British Travel Agents recently revealed that New York, Dubai, Toronto and Boston – all about a six to seven-hour flight from the UK – are now among the most popular short-break, long-haul destinations. With many airlines and travel companies offering competitively priced flights and packages to these cities, they have [...]

Moses Basket Baby Hammock

(8 years ago)
Love this design, mostly because it’s portable. [via Chictip] Share This: Twitter | Facebook | Discover more great design by following Design Milk on Twitter and Facebook. © 2011 Design Milk | Posted by Jaime in Home Furnishings | Permalink | No comments

The Dark Side of Grandparent Superheroes

(8 years ago)
Dans la continuité de ses deux excellentes séries présentant sa « Super Mamie » baptisée pour l’occasion Super Mamika pour la première, puis la mettant en scène en compagnie d’un bras

Busan Opera House Proposal / Eirini Androutsopoulou & Dimitra Maniaki

(8 years ago)
This proposal, by architects Eirini Androutsopoulou & Dimitra Maniaki, defines a new icon and a strong identity for the city of Busan and drives a direct link between Korea’s past and Korea’s future image. In order to do so, the…

Bureau 4480

(8 years ago)
French designer Guillaume Dulau created this sculptural bureau from a single piece of wood. Dulau...

In Progress: The Art of Memories: A documentary on WTC Steel Memorials / Amanda Lin Costa

(8 years ago)
As the 10th anniversary of September 11th is upon us, we thought it appropriate to share Amanda Lin Costa’s work-in-progress documentary about memorials built from the steel of the World Trade Center.  Hangar 17, an expansive space at JFK Airport, has become the…

Match Table

(8 years ago)
Both tables consist of frames made from ash wood and float glass surfaces. The ingenious wooden construction creates an interplay of lines that uphold..

Origami Cave (Emergency Shelter) / LAVA

(8 years ago)
Architect: LAVA Location: Sydney, Australia Photographs: Courtesy of LAVAThis project attempts to answer how can architects help quickly, efficiently, sustainably and sensitively after a disaster strikes? LAVA’s solution is an origami cave. LAVA’s Digital Origami Emergency Shelter is a…

Tourist Places

(8 years ago)
Shootée par le photographe allemand Peter Otto au Musée du Louvre, au Trocadéro, à La Grande Arche de La Défense ou encore au Château de Versailles, un petit clin d’oeil pour « Tourist Places », une excellente série de photos

Lace vase

(8 years ago)
To reuse plastic bottles and glass containers in a new way

SBiR Silicone Jewelry

(8 years ago)
They’re bold, they’re beautiful, and they’re shaped like huge gemstones! The Seattle-based team at fruitsuper design has created the..

Windsor Police Department / Roth Sheppard Architects

(8 years ago)
The Windsor Police Department is a facility located within a small community of just 20,000 people. The new building by Roth Sheppard Architects satisfies the community’s needs for a new police station, and optimizes the space, taking advantage of…

Trivet: Land Unter

(8 years ago)
spaghetti - italyburger - usapaella – spainbratwurst – germanythe trivets, in the shape of several countries, give you a daily preview of ..

New Taipei City Museum of Art Proposal / DCPP Arquitectos

(8 years ago)
This proposal for the New Taipei City Museum of Art by DCPP Arquitectos is an open and welcoming design that erases the barrier of exclusivity normally surrounding the world of art, patrons, and experts. As such, the architecture is…

Sustainable Danish Design - The Retap Bottle

(8 years ago)
The bottles were awarded with the Red Dot Design Award as well as with the Promotional Gift Award. PRetap stands for ‘refilling with tap water&r..

Hamborn Abbey Extension by Astoc

(8 years ago)
German architects Astoc have completed a monastery extension in Duisberg with walls that fold around the entrance like origami sculptures. (more…)

Judicial Centre in Debrecen / Koller Studio

(8 years ago)
Architects: Koller Studio Location: Debrecen, Hungary Project Team: József Koller, László Csatai, László Pethő, László Földes Client: County Court of Hajdú-Bihar and Supreme Prosecutor of Debrecen Project Year: 2006 Project Area: 6,035 sqm Photographs: Courtesy of Koller StudioThe…

Mars Leuchte

(8 years ago)
Pieter-Jan Debuyst und Laurens Dekeyser studieren im ersten Jahr “Civil Engineering and Architecture” an der Katholischen Universität in Leuven. Ihre Pendelleuchte entwarfen die beiden mit Hilfe von parametrischem Design und weil das Ergebnis überzeugte, kann man das fertige Produkt als 3D Print sogar kaufen. Link > Mars Leuchte

North Lake Wenatchee House by DeForest Architects

(8 years ago)
Superbe chalet contemporain imaginé et conçu par le studio d’architecture et de design DeForest Architects, un petit coup de projecteur sur la très belle « North Lake Wenatchee House », une agréable maison de montagne à la fois moderne et

Busan Opera House Proposal / PAPER | TOTEMENT

(8 years ago)
The shaping concept of the buildings for the Busan Opera House by PAPER | TOTEMENT is based on placing simple forms together with their capacities and location determined by their functional tasks. The outside shape of the achieved agglomerate…

Emigration Canyon Residence / Sparano + Mooney Architecture

(8 years ago)
Architect: Sparano + Mooney Architecture Location: Salt Lake City, Utah (Emigration Canyon) Project Year: 2009 Project Area: 2,700SqFt Contractor: Benchmark Modern Photography: Dustin Aksland    Located in Emigration Canyon just above Salt Lake City, Utah, this single family residence…

New Taipei City Museum of Art Proposal / Lyons

(8 years ago)
The new museum building by Lyons has been designed in response to its context – to the park, river, city and the surrounding mountains. The concept connects the building and its spaces with the unique features of the site…

AD Classics: Armenian Opera Theater / Alexander Tamanian

(8 years ago)
Opened in 1933 and completed in its current state in 1953, the Armenian Opera Theater was designed by Armenian architect Alexander Tamanian.  The theater is one of Tamanian’s most profilic architectural works, which include a plethora of Armenian architectural…
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